About The Story In Senran Kagura: Portrait Of The Girls…

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Senran Kagura: Portrait of the Girls takes place in modern day, so why are there ninja? Yukinori Kitajima the scenario writer for Kagura and Okamiden actually addressed this.

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During the Sengoku era, shadows known as shinobi spied, deceived, and occasionally killed under cover of darkness. Afterwards, shinobi vanished from the public eye, but stories of the past spread like fairy tales. Time passed and shinobi vanished from the mind of the public, but they still exist today.


Nowadays, politicians and mega corporations employ shinobi as a powerful an influential tool to further their ambitions. To counter the rise of evil ninja, the government started a project. They developed the Hanzo Academy, a school that trains schoolgirls to be shinobi.

The news comes from a retail listing on AmiAmi, which stress that Senran Kagura: Portrait of the Girls is not just boobs. You’ll see the girls living their everyday lives and learn why they fight. The retailer says there is an adventure and novel part that digs deep into the story.


Senran Kagura: Portrait of the Girls is slated for release this summer on Nintendo 3DS.


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